Istria has laid out its wonders in the garden of the Mediterranean, at the foot of the Alps. The blue Adriatic Sea washes its shores, and the towns strung like pearls along the coast: Umag, Novigrad, Poreč, Vrsar, Rovinj, Pula, Rabac - the towns that have made Istria a famous destination.
But there is also another Istria, a hidden Istria, whose treasures are also worth exploring - the inland heart of Istria, green Istria, a land between dreams and reality, a land of beauty and peace of history and clean, unspoiled nature. Its towns and its people will bid you welcome and let you share in their spirit and the times long gone.
Welcome to the land of history, beauty and vitality!
Istria is a region of free-spirited, interesting people, natural resources, rich history, preserved landscapes, a set of green and blue in perfect unity. The first associations of Istria are related to the proper preservation, authenticity, historical, culinary and ethnographic peculiarities, cultural identity, traditional and modern, adventure, relaxation and fun. The recognizable landscapes are offered to every walker in Istria. Along the west coast, from Punta Savudrija for the extreme north to Cape Kamenjak in the south, follow one another picturesque Istrian towns. With its historical heritage - cultural diversity of offers for relaxation, entertainment, sports, food and wine with its famous wine routes, oil, truffles, honey, s The interesting game of nature can be clearly seen in Lim Bay , and in the south-west of Istria, Pula, the largest city, rich in cultural heritage. The most important is certainly the largest amphitheater in Pula Arena, in Roman times the place of struggle, and today the outdoor stage that hosts artists from around the world. Near Pula is the Brijuni archipelago, the only national park and one of the most attractive Mediterranean archipelagos. The hinterland of Istria with its gentle landscape, hills and castles located on the peaks above the valleys create the authentic stamp of Istria. There are views that are out of breath and offer peace to anyone who is primordial with an open heart and with the intention to know Istria.
Who wants to know the coast of Istria, can not but admire the beauty of the sea, has always been tied to it. The navigators of the past sought refuge in its creeks, anglers today instead spend their lives to respect and protect the infinite expanse that surrounds the beautiful Istria and its vast expanses and coasts; travelers fascinated by the beauty of the place Istrian found new loves, invogliandoli to stay in these enchanted places.
Istria offers all the holiday fun, well-being, but especially admired the poetry of the blues Istrian edges, thanks to the traces left by the sun from east to west, fully enjoying the Mediterranean lifestyle, thanks to the coves and beaches filled with natural colors that make each day a new day. On the hilltop there Labin (Labin), while at his feet is the laughing Rabac (Rabac), adagiatasi lugno one of the most beautiful beaches in Istria. And further, Kamenjak, allows the age-old Pula forward to greeting well come in beautiful Istria that will leave you breathless imprinting in the memory image of the city and its magnificent Arena, before becoming enchanted from the archipelago of Brioni. Your journey takes you from blue horizon to Rovinj, to invite you to participate in the sinuous movements of the dances of the streets, until you come to the Lim Channel. While traveling, do not forget to greet the swimmers and surfers, and if you come across a buoy, know that in the silence of the deep blue divers are looking for new worlds.
Towards the north, Savudrija (Savudrija), the old lighthouse will lead you to a safe port, near Neapolis.Godete also a short stop in Mandrač, typical Istrian harbor, fishermen along the banks tweak their networks with a meticulous work, each immersed in memories of days gone by. On their faces serene, the traces of deep scars left by the wind and the sea. You sit next to them, through their stories, you can immerse yourself in a fantasy world populated by a reality, mysticism, where the characters are you.